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Liptauer Cheese Served with Austrian Black Bread

Course Appetiizer
Cuisine Austria
Servings 6 -8
Author International Cuisine


  • 8 ounces smooth Farmers Cheese If you can’t find farmers cheese use 6 oz. cream cheese and ¼ butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon capers drained and finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon anchovy paste or 2 fillets rinsed dried and minced
  • 1 shallot minced
  • ½ teaspoon caraway seeds
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Black bread crackers or vegetables to spread the Liptauer on.


  • In a bowl cream the softened farmers cheese or cream cheese and butter
  • Add paprika, capers, anchovies or paste, shallot and caraway seed.
  • Combine well and add any salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pack into a container and chill, covered
  • Serve with bread, crackers or vegetables
  • Notes:
  • This cheese spread gets better with time, an easy, make ahead recipe for your next cocktail party.